Autumn perches
The night burbot fishing failed, but the perches pecked quite decent. Bright and quiet beauty of golden autumn reigned around. The evening light lay on the bathes of birch trees…

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Roach in front of the Deaf Earth
The revival of biting in the Sorozhkin weather. The role and composition of the bait in a period of weak activity of roach. What mormyshki and which game are most…

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Perch and Pike Lesser Chaplac
The baby was not caught, the predator did not take, and did not want to leave. What can help in this situation? This small village does not stand out anything…

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morning is ahead

Books in the fishing dugout

… opening the dugout, we saw books on the shelves … This was not in any dugout in which we had to spend the night …

This morning we are fishing on the Volga ducts near the Roasted knoll. Overnight fishing. Therefore, we decided in advance to think over the way of spending the night. Our old dwellings on this island have already collapsed and we intended to spend the night in a forest by the fire, which is also not a novelty to us. But a local fisherman told us where to spend the night at a warm stove.

They came to the house, sawed firewood with a chainsaw, which they took with them for an overnight stay in the forest, and there the builders came. Silent, silent. They decided to check the dugout, if everything is in order. So they said. Apparently, they have a house in the Trinity settlements. They did not spend the night, only asked to keep order in the housing. And we don’t need to ask about it. We always leave order to ourselves, pick up garbage in bags, take it to the city in the trunk of the car, leave firewood and everything that does not spoil: sugar, salt, concentrates, matches and more. At least we try to do this, but we always take the garbage with us, even from housing, even from a bonfire on the shore where we spent the night. Continue reading

On the Volga from the shore
In the morning, the Volga resembles a large lake. Almost no current, and along the coast stretch strips of greenery. HPS gates usually open at around ten o’clock. Only then…

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Cannibals among fish
What kind of fish would not mind to scorn and gobble up your brother by blood? And what do we fishermen care about who among the fish devours each other?…

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Fishing at night
Like many forest rivers, the Big Kokshaga is quite complex in nature and not immediately understandable even for a professional feeder or spinning. All these features must be recognized, as…

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Fishing Rules Again
The officials are still deciding our fate ... Putting the law into practice. How much can be stored and exported. About catch rates. This topic excites, and the fishing community…

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